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Scandinavia House

Manhattan Tue, Feb 03, 2015, 6:00 pm - Tue, Mar 03, 2015, 8:00 pm

The 3rd Floor Gallery is open late with extended hours once a month. Enjoy new Nordic music, grab a refreshment, and explore the exhibition Voyage to the Virtual after hours, while socializing with other art enthusiasts.

Twelfth night, or What You Will

Players Theatre

Manhattan Fri, Feb 13, 2015 - Sat, Mar 07, 2015

Shakespeare's classic comedy of gender confusion and mistaken identity comes to the Players Theatre for a limited run. Twins Viola and Sebastian have just survived a shipwreck and are separated in a strange new place. Believing her brother has died, Viola disguises herself as a man in order to be ...

A Bailar: Havana Rakatan, m¡longa and Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras

New York City Center

Manhattan Wed, Feb 18, 2015 - Sat, Mar 07, 2015

Escape the winter chill with our red-hot festival A Bailar, which brings the best of Latin dance to the City Center stage. This three-week festival offers a dazzling array of dancers and musicians from Cuba, Argentina, and Spain.

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art

Studio Museum in Harlem

Manhattan Thu, Nov 13, 2014 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art explores the ways contemporary artists use Ebony and Jet as a resource and as inspiration in their practices. Published by Johnson Publishing Company for over sixty years, both magazines are cultural touchstones for many African Americans and often represent a commonality between ...

BRURAL: SKIN OF LIBERTY

Brooklyn Fireproof

brooklyn Fri, Feb 20, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

The name Skin of Liberty reflects the Statue of Liberty’s copper history, while Fractured & re-Structured refers to the current psycho-geographical state of Nizhny Tagil, the old industrial city in the Middle of Urals.

Yara Arts Group in “Dark Night Bright Stars.”

La MaMa, First Floor Theatre

Manhattan Fri, Feb 20, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

"Dark Night Bright Stars" by Yara Arts Group, directed by Virlana Tkacz, recreates the meeting of Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861), the great Ukrainian poet and painter, and Ira Aldridge (1807-1867), the African-American actor who was much honored in Europe. La MaMa E.T.C. will present the American premiere of the work ...

“Hitting Bedrock.”

La Mama, E.T.C.

Manhattan Fri, Feb 20, 2015, 7:30 pm - Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 2:00 pm

Yara Arts Group, which typically builds its theater productions on first-hand research and workshops in Ukraine, has chosen to replace its upcoming production of "Dark Night Bright Stars," a play based on the friendship of a Ukrainian painter with an African-American actor in 1858, with "Hitting Bedrock," a new work ...

“Rosario and the Gypsies” by Eduardo Machado

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Wed, Feb 18, 2015, 8:00 pm - Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 3:00 pm

The distinguished Cuban-American playwright Eduardo Machado has created a touchstone piece by taking a one-act play with music, written in 1982, and turning it into a full-length, two-act musical.  His "Rosario and the Gypsies," with songs by composer Rick Vartorella and lyrics by Mr. Machado and Mr. Vartorella, was a ...

On the Twentieth Century

American Airlines Theater

Manhattan Thu, Feb 12, 2015 - Thu, Mar 12, 2015

It’s nonstop laughs aboard the Twentieth Century, a luxury train traveling from Chicago to New York City. Luck, love and mischief collide when the bankrupt theater producer Oscar Jaffee (Golden Globe® winner Peter Gallagher) embarks on a madcap mission to cajole glamorous Hollywood starlet Lily Garland (Emmy® and Tony Award® winner Kristin Chenoweth) ...

Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University

Manhattan Sat, Nov 15, 2014 - Sat, Mar 14, 2015

In 1977, Romare Bearden (1911–1988), one of the most powerful and original artists of the 20th century, created a cycle of 20 collages and watercolors (miniature variations of his collages) based on Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. Rich in symbolism and allegorical content, Bearden’s “Odysseus Series” created an artistic bridge ...

The Iceman Cometh

BAM Harvey Theater

Brooklyn Thu, Feb 05, 2015 - Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Tony Award-winning stage and screen actors Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy come to BAM for the Goodman Theatre’s revival of Eugene O’Neill’s trenchant portrait of hope and disillusionment.

Maryland to Murano: Neckpieces and Sculptures by Joyce J. Scott

Museum of Arts and Design

Manhattan Tue, Sep 30, 2014 - Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Bringing together Scott’s neckpieces and blown glass sculptures for the first time, Maryland to Murano: Neckpieces and Sculptures by Joyce J. Scott examines Scott's prolific career, defined by her ever-evolving techniques, continued exploration of provocative narratives, and commitment to her craft.